Sustainable Management WS 2017/2018

Learning Objectives

  • arousing initial interest and awareness for the operational sustainable management
  • giving insight into sustainable management tasks and approaches
  • learning how to integrate sustainability objectives into strategic management and controlling
  • identifying the need to integrate sustainability requirements into the individual management functions
  • learning about the concepts and tools for operationalization and management of energy and material flows
  • developing the ability to reflect critically on the new techniques taught in the course
  • learning how to solve real life cases and problems

Syllabus

Overview of sustainable management basics:

  • significance of sustainability, sustainable management incl. its ecological, social and economic dimensions
  • significance of the stakeholder concept for sustainable management
  • Sustainable management strategies
  • corporate social responsibility
  • sustainability focus of selected management functions
  • organization
  • human resources
  • product development
  • marketing
  • production/investment
  • controlling/accounting
  • reporting
  • integrated management systems

Literature

  • Baumast, A./ Pape, J. (2008): Betriebliches Umweltmanagement. Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften im Unternehmen. 3. Aufl., Eugen-Ulmer-Verlag, Stuttgart
  • Dyckhoff, H. / Souren, R. (2008): Nachhaltige Unternehmensführung. Grundzüge industriellen Umweltmanagements. Berlin, Heidelberg.
  • Meffert, H./Kirchgeorg, M. (1998): Marktorientiertes Umweltmanagement, 3. Aufl., Stuttgart.
  • Stehling, F. (1999): Ökonomische Instrumente der Umweltpolitik zur Reduzierung stofflicher Emissionen, Stuttgart.
  • Wagner, G. R. (1997): Betriebswirtschaftliche Umweltökonomie, Stuttgart

Exercise Instructor

Felix Piontek, M.Sc.

Schedule and Classroom

The first lecture takes place on 16 October 2017 in  room H3.

Timetable
Monday 5 - 7 p.m. in room H3
Friday 12 - 2 p.m. in room H12

Basis for

Compulsory modules II, Sustainable Management M.Sc.